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February 14, 2019 News News

Ontario Dental Patients Told to Get Tested for HIV, Hepatitis

by CBC News

Patients who’ve attended a Kingston, Ont., dental clinic since 2010 are being urged to get tested for certain infectious diseases after the local health agency discovered the clinic’s tools were improperly cleaned and sterilized. The investigation into the Dr. Ken Luco Dental Clinic began after Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public

January 3, 2019 Video Dental VideoOral Health OfficePatient education

The “Golden Rule” in Health Care

by Oral Health

Julian Perez, Vice President, Risk Management & Compliance at dentalcorp, discusses the importance of always considering the “golden rule” in health care and how patient’s growing knowledge of the industry should motivate you to do more.

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January 3, 2019 Feature Oral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Surveillance: The Foundation of Effective Infection Prevention and Control

by John Hardie, BDS, MSc, PhD, FRCDC

Introduction In 1980 the results of the SENIC Project (Study on the Efficacy of Nosocomial Infection Control) were published. For the first time this showed that preventing or controlling health care acquired infections was dependent on a thorough understanding of

Infection Control Dilemma
November 22, 2018 Feature Dental Hygiene

Gloves Spread Disease and Have Created an Infection Control Dilemma

by John Hardie, BDS, MSc, PhD, FRCDC

Introduction Non-sterile clinical gloves are a key component of Standard Precautions. It was envisaged that their use, when there was a risk of direct contact with blood, body fluids, non-intact skin or mucous membranes, would prevent potential pathogens in those

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October 16, 2018 Feature Oral HealthPeriodontics

Critique of the RCDSO Draft Document on: “Standard of Practice: Infection Prevention and Control in the Dental Office”

by John Hardie, BDS, MSc, PhD, FRCDC

Preamble Recently, the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO) welcomed comments on its draft document “Standard of Practice: Infection Prevention and Control in the Dental Office.” This critique is based on a thorough reading of the proposed Standard

August 3, 2018 Video Dental VideoOral Health OfficePractice management

What the Heck is IPAC?

by Oral Health

Julian Perez, Vice President, Risk Management & Compliance at dentalcorp, introduces a new mini-series on Infection Prevention & Control. Expect more in-depth information on how and why every dental team must ensure their days start and end with IPAC.